Hollister, CA Motorcycle Accident, May 1920

San Benito Couple Hurt in Accident

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Spencer Injured When Motorcycle Brakes Fail to Work.

HOLLISTER, May 25.--Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Spencer of this city met with an accident Sunday, while descending the Quien Saba grade. The brakes on their tandem motorcycle refused to work, throwing both of them off the machine. Mrs. Spencer injured her hand to such and extent that it was necessary to remove her to the Hazel Hawkins hospital, where one of the fingers was amputated. Mr. Spencer escaped with but a few body bruises.

San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, CA 26 May 1920